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Winning In Court By Strengthening Our Internal Compass and Root- Taijiquan Master Julian Chu Talks With His Student Jon Katz

May 30, 2024 Jon Katz Season 1 Episode 25
Winning In Court By Strengthening Our Internal Compass and Root- Taijiquan Master Julian Chu Talks With His Student Jon Katz
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Winning In Court By Strengthening Our Internal Compass and Root- Taijiquan Master Julian Chu Talks With His Student Jon Katz
May 30, 2024 Season 1 Episode 25
Jon Katz

Why does Fairfax, Virginia criminal / DUI lawyer Jon Katz's law firm symbol incorporate the taiji / yin yang / supreme ultimate symbol with the scales of justice? Because powerful balance and constant internal strengthening is needed to beat the disharmony of a prosecution, and because for decades Jon has incorporated his taijiquan / t'ai chi ch'uan martial art (the Yang style 37-posture short form modified by megaster Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing /CMC ) into his pursuing the best defense. Jon writes here about applying taijiquan and other vital internal practices to defending his clients.
 
https://katzjustice.com/transcending-poop-in-virginia-defense-view-of-fairfax-criminal-lawyer/

Our guest for this episode is Jon Katz's amazing taijiquan teacher and author T. Julian Chu, whose teacher Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo was a senior student of Professor Cheng. 

Julian recommends the following website for learning more about taijiquan, where several of his articles are included https://taijidc.wordpress.com

If you wish to study taijquan, Julian recommends his senior students at Wei Hwa Chinese School in Fairfax County (https://www.weihwa.org), and Li Ming Chinese Academy in the Capital Beltway area (http://li-ming.org/en/) . His students and others practice taijiquan every summer Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the Tai Chi Court in Cabin John Regional Park, Potomac, Maryland.

Here are three recent video clips showing Julian's mastery of taijiquan sparring: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-GB7hqJ14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zK0q0dXRVU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-9-ejGXIyt4

Here is Julian's short biography and sample list of his published articles:

Julian Chu’s Short Bio: T. Julian Chu is a leader of the Cheng Man-Ching style Taijiquan enthusiasts’ group in the Washington D.C. area.  He has been teaching Cheng Man-Ching style Taijiquan, traditional Yang-style Taiji sword, saber, spear, and pushing hands over 40 years.  He served as the National Program Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before retirement.  He has been regularly organizing Taijiquan seminars and push hands activities.  Academically, he has published over 50 scientific and engineering articles including many Taijiquan articles being featured in the Taijiquan Journal of Taiwan, as well as Journal of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Journal of Taiji Science, and Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology in U.S. and Europe. 

Here is one of Julian's notable articles on taijiquan: Biomechanical Analysis of Taijiquan Martial Application https://wtjsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Article2.pdf

This podcast with Fairfax, Virginia criminal / DUI lawyer Jon Katz is playable on all devices at podcast.BeatTheProsecution.com. For more information, visit BeatTheProsecution.com or contact us at info@BeatTheProsecution.com, 703-383-1100 (calling), or 571-406-7268 (text). Hear our prior podcasts, at https://podcast.BeatTheProsecution.com/

If you like what you hear on our Beat the Prosecution podcast, please take a moment to post a review at our Apple podcasts page (with stars only, or else also with a comment) at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beat-the-prosecution/id1721413675


Show Notes

Why does Fairfax, Virginia criminal / DUI lawyer Jon Katz's law firm symbol incorporate the taiji / yin yang / supreme ultimate symbol with the scales of justice? Because powerful balance and constant internal strengthening is needed to beat the disharmony of a prosecution, and because for decades Jon has incorporated his taijiquan / t'ai chi ch'uan martial art (the Yang style 37-posture short form modified by megaster Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing /CMC ) into his pursuing the best defense. Jon writes here about applying taijiquan and other vital internal practices to defending his clients.
 
https://katzjustice.com/transcending-poop-in-virginia-defense-view-of-fairfax-criminal-lawyer/

Our guest for this episode is Jon Katz's amazing taijiquan teacher and author T. Julian Chu, whose teacher Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo was a senior student of Professor Cheng. 

Julian recommends the following website for learning more about taijiquan, where several of his articles are included https://taijidc.wordpress.com

If you wish to study taijquan, Julian recommends his senior students at Wei Hwa Chinese School in Fairfax County (https://www.weihwa.org), and Li Ming Chinese Academy in the Capital Beltway area (http://li-ming.org/en/) . His students and others practice taijiquan every summer Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the Tai Chi Court in Cabin John Regional Park, Potomac, Maryland.

Here are three recent video clips showing Julian's mastery of taijiquan sparring: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-GB7hqJ14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zK0q0dXRVU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-9-ejGXIyt4

Here is Julian's short biography and sample list of his published articles:

Julian Chu’s Short Bio: T. Julian Chu is a leader of the Cheng Man-Ching style Taijiquan enthusiasts’ group in the Washington D.C. area.  He has been teaching Cheng Man-Ching style Taijiquan, traditional Yang-style Taiji sword, saber, spear, and pushing hands over 40 years.  He served as the National Program Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before retirement.  He has been regularly organizing Taijiquan seminars and push hands activities.  Academically, he has published over 50 scientific and engineering articles including many Taijiquan articles being featured in the Taijiquan Journal of Taiwan, as well as Journal of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Journal of Taiji Science, and Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology in U.S. and Europe. 

Here is one of Julian's notable articles on taijiquan: Biomechanical Analysis of Taijiquan Martial Application https://wtjsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Article2.pdf

This podcast with Fairfax, Virginia criminal / DUI lawyer Jon Katz is playable on all devices at podcast.BeatTheProsecution.com. For more information, visit BeatTheProsecution.com or contact us at info@BeatTheProsecution.com, 703-383-1100 (calling), or 571-406-7268 (text). Hear our prior podcasts, at https://podcast.BeatTheProsecution.com/

If you like what you hear on our Beat the Prosecution podcast, please take a moment to post a review at our Apple podcasts page (with stars only, or else also with a comment) at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beat-the-prosecution/id1721413675